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Jeff Barr

Author: Jeff Barr

Jeff Barr is Chief Evangelist for AWS. He started this blog in 2004 and has been writing posts just about non-stop ever since.

AWS CloudFormation Can Now Create Virtual Private Clouds

AWS CloudFormation lets you  describe stacks of related AWS resources (EC2 instances, Elastic IP addresses, RDS DB Instances, and much more) using a template. The template can include runtime parameters, allowing you to customize each stack as you create it. CloudFormation automatically creates resources in dependency-based order; you simply tell it which resources you need […]

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DynamoDB Scales Out to Three New Locations

Effectively immediately, Amazon DynamoDB is available in three additional AWS Regions. Here’s the complete list: US East (Northern Virginia) EU (Ireland) Asia Pacific (Tokyo) US West (Northern California) – New US West (Oregon) – New Asia Pacific (Singapore) – New You can find the complete list of HTTP and HTTPS service endpoints here. For more […]

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AWS Week In Review – April 16, 2012

I spent a week of vacation offline and managed to avoid email, web sites, and news feeds for the vast majority of the time. Now that I’m back, I thought I’d ease my way back in to blogging with a recap of last week’s events: Monday, April 16th – We launched the AWS Partner Network […]

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Announcing BatchWriteItem for DynamoDB

Dave Lang of the Amazon DynamoDB team is back with another guest post! — Jeff; In January we launched Amazon DynamoDB, our high scale, low latency, fully-managed NoSQL database service. Since our launch, one of the most frequent requests weve heard from customers is for a way to write multiple items in a single request […]

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The AWS Marketplace – Find, Buy, Compare, and Launch Cloud Software

Using the new AWS Marketplace, you can easily find, compare, and start using an array of software systems and products. We’ve streamlined the discovery, deployment, and billing steps to make the entire process of finding and buying software quick, painless, and worthwhile for application consumers and producers. Here’s what it looks like: We are launching […]

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Announcing the AWS Partner Network

When I joined AWS almost six years ago, I had the opportunity to work with one of the partners who built S3Fox Organizer – the cool Firefox plugin for Amazon S3. Back then, we had just launched Amazon S3 and Amazon SQS. S3Fox Organizer was not only easy to install but also extremely easy to […]

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